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In The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a first offense for retail theft when the value of the merchandise taken is over $150.00 is graded as a misdemeanor.  If the value of the stuff is under $150.00 its a summary offense (a ticket).  Clear enough, right?  Not so fast.  It is the term “value of merchandise” that […]

This is the 4th Step from our DUI Step By Step Guide If a police officer determines, based on the totality of the circumstances, that there is reasonable suspicion to believe that you are driving under the influence, you will likely be taken into custody. While this is usually not an important stage of the […]

As a Pennsylvania Underage Drinking Lawyer, when I talk to parents that have hired me to represent their child who has received an underage drinking citation in Pennsylvania, I usually end up having a somewhat different conversation with them than I do the kids themselves. The kids are usually sheepish, embarrassed, and just want everything […]

West Chester University is a partying school; of this there is no doubt.  Parties mean beer and college parties mean beer ingested by underaged persons.   A decent amount of these persons will get underaged drinking tickets.  They will also have to go to court to fight the ticket because pleading guilty to an underaged […]